Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections

Laurence Housman Papers

Part III: Manuscripts: Victoria Regina and Little Plays of St. Francis

Special Collections Department, Bryn Mawr College Library
Collection Number: M58

Copyright © 2007 by Special Collections Department, Bryn Mawr College Library

Victoria Regina
Little Plays of St. Francis

VICTORIA REGINA

Box Folder Content
7 1 Aims and Objects
TS with corrections by Housman
MS fragment
TS printed version
7 2 Apron Strings
Carbon TS with correction by Housman
7 3 [At Fountainbleau]
MS with corrections by Housman
7 4 The Bed-Chamber Plot
2 TS with corrections and amendations (one with stage directions crossed out)
MS
7 5 The Bell
TS with corrections by Housman
7 6 Bismark and Victoria
MS (partly TS), rough draft with corrections.
7 7 The Command Performance
3 TS corrected by Housman (one Housman's personal copy)
MS
TS bound in orange paper, "Old Majesty: The Command Performance", signed by Sylvia Lloyd, 1945 Dec.
7 8 The Court Circle: (A Conversation Piece)
TS with corrections by Housman
Partial MS
7 9 The Deer-Slayer
MS and partial typed copy
7 10 Dislocation
MS draft
TS with corrections by Housman
7 11 A Domestic Difference
TS with corrections by Housman
7 12 Extremes Meet
TS and copy with corrections by Housman
7 13 A Fall From Power
TS with corrections and additions by Housman
TS "Baroness Lehzen's part: A Fall from Power" with insert and corrections
7 14 The Family Portrait
TS with corrections by Housman
7 15 The First Born
Carbon TS with corrections by Housman
7 16 Forward, But Not Too Fast
Carbon TS with corrections by Housman
7 17 Fragments from Victoria Regina
TS
MS
7 18 The Go-Between
TS with corrections by Housman
7 19 A Good Lesson
TS with corrections by Housman
7 20 A Heavy Change
Carbon TS with corrections by Housman
7 21 His Favourite Flower
TS with corrections by Housman
7 22 Home Life at Winsor
TS
Copy with corrections by Housman
7 23 Intervention
TS "General Grey's part: The Popular Voice and Intervention" with staging written in
TS
7 24 Leading-Strings
TS Copy with corrections by Housman
7 25 Life in the Highlands
Carbon TS with light corrections by Housman
7 26 Morning Glory
Carbon TS with corrections by Housman
7 27 Musical Accompaniment
Carbon TS with corrections by Housman
7 28 Nunc Dimittus
2 TS with corrections by Housman
TS of earlier version, Second Thoughts
7 29 Order of Precedence or Such is the Kingdom
Carbon TS with corrections by Housman
7 30 Painful Necessity
TS Copy with corrections by Housman
7 31 The Popular Voice
TS with corrections by Housman
MS
7 32 The Primrose Way
TS with corrections by Housman
7 33 The Promotion Cometh
Carbon TS
7 34 The Queen! God Bless Her
TS (partial) with corrections by Housman
Carbon TS with printed revisions
7 35 Religious Difficulties
TS Copy with corrections by Housman
7 36 The Revolting Daughter
TS Copy script for Governess (other roles omitted)
7 37 Royal Table Manners
TS with corrections by Housman
7 38 Ruling Powers
TS with corrections by Housman
MS (partial)
7 39 Scenes from Victoria Regina and Palace Scenes
TS "Prompter's Copy, without full Stage Directions"
TS (partial) with corrections by Housman
7 40 Side Scenes from the Life of Queen Victoria
TS includes A Heavy Change, The Bell, Order of Precedence, The Popular Voice, Extremes Meet, 'This is the Heir', A Domestic Difference, Life in the Highlands, A Visit to Birmingham, Ruling Powers, The Superlative Relative, The Command Performance, Recollections with explanatory note and corrections by Housman
7 41 Stable Government
TS with corrections and emendations by Housman
7 42 A Star from the East
TS with corrections and emendations by Housman
7 43 The Superlative Relative
Carbon TS with corrections by Housman
7 44 This is the Heir
TS with corrections by Housman
7 45 Under Fire
TS with corrections by Housman
7 46 Victoria and Albert
TS containing three plays: A Fall from Power, The Popular Voice, The Anniversary, with corrections
7 47 Victoria Regina
TS or complete script (for New York performance) with corrections by Housman
7 48 Victorian Scene
TS
7 49 A Visit to Birmingham
MS
7 50 The Way Prepared
2 MS, "Two Versions in the Rough"
7 51 We are not Amused
TS
7 52 Woman Proposes
TS for actor playing "Ernest"
Carbon TS

 

LITTLE PLAYS OF ST. FRANCIS

Box Folder Content
7 53

Blind Eyes

TS with corrections by Housman

7 54

Blind Heart

TS with corrections by Housman

7 55

Bond of Fellowship

TS and copy with corrections by Housman

7 56

The Bride Feast

TS with corrections by Housman

7 57

Brief Life

Carbon TS "New Version" with corrections by Housman
2 TS "Brief Brother Life" with corrections by Housman
MS (partial)

7 58

Brother Elias

TS and carbon with corrections by Housman

7 59

Brother Giles

TS (copy?) with corrections by Housman; label on front requests that "all communications respecting this M.S. be addressed to - James B. Pinker & Son"

7 60

Brother Sin

2 TS with corrections by Housman

7 61

Brother Sun

2 TS with emendations and stage directions by Housman

7 62

Brother Wolf

2 TS with corrections by Housman

7 63

The Chapter

TS with corrections by Housman

7 64

Cure of Souls

TS and carbon with corrections by Housman

7 65

Fellow Prisoners

TS with corrections by Housman

7 66

Fine Feathers

MS

7 67

The Fool's Errand

Carbon TS with corrections by Housman

7 68

Gate of Death

TS and copy with corrections by Housman

7 69

Gate of Life

Script made of pages torn from Little Plays of St. Francis with marks by Housman
TS "Mendicants Script"

7 70

Holy Disobedience

TS with corrections by Housman

7 71

Juniper's First Sermon

TS with corrections by Housman

7 72

Juniper's Miracle

TS and partial copy with corrrections by Housman

7 73

The Last Disciple

TS and copy with corrections by Housman

7 74

The Lepers

TS and copy with corrections by Housman

7 75

Little Plays of St. Francis -- Fragments

MS
TS with corrections by Housman
TS of Francis' script

7 76

The Love Feast

TS and carbon with corrections by Housman

7 77

Lovers Meeting

TS with corrections by Housman
MS "Brother Gile's Carol"
TS "Footnote to Lovers Meeting"

7 78

Makers of Miracle

TS copy with label on front requesting that "all communications respecting this M.S. be addressed to - James B. Pinker & Son" with corrections by Housman

7 79

The Mess of Pottage

TS copy with corrections by Housman

7 80

Nunc Dimittus

MS

7 81

The Odour of Sanctity

TS copy with corrections by Housman
AMsS draft with corrections by Housman and unidentified hand.

7 82

The Order of Release

TS copy with corrections by Housman

7 83

Our Lady of Poverty

TS with corrections by Housman

7 84

The Peace-Makers

TS copy with corrections by Housman

7 85

Prompt Book I

TS paste-up with extensive annotations, corrections and stage-play directions by Housman

7 86

Prompt Book II

TS paste-up with extensive annotations, corrections and stage-play directions by Housman

7 87

The Revellers

TS paste-up with corrections by Housman

7 88

The Seraphic Vision

TS with corrections by Housman

7 89

Sister Charity

TS with corrections by Housman

7 90

Sister Clare

TS with corrections by Housman

7 91

Sister Death

TS with corrections and holograph introduction written over title page by Housman

7 92

Sister Gold

TS with corrections by Housman

7 93

The Temptation of Juniper

TS and copy with corrections by Housman

7 94

Extremes Meet [in Purgatory]

MS (partial)
TS and copy (partial) with corrections by Housman

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Last Update May 25, 2007. Special Collections